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Monday, October 22, 2018
Weichert(r) Affiliated Offices in the Port Saint Lucie Area Welcome New Team Members Port Saint Lucie, FL (Grassroots Newswire) October 18, 2018 -- Weichert(r) affiliated offices in the Port Saint Lucie area have recently added the following individuals to their team. * Erin Smith, who joins a dedicated team of knowledgeable agents at Weichert, Realtors(r) - Integrity Group, located at 2361 SE ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and its partners on the Restoration, Coordination and Verification (RECOVER) working group, a team of state and federal agencies focused on Everglades restoration, are engaged in a study to determine how much progress has been made so far in ongoing efforts to restore America's Everglades. This assessment is key to a recommendation made by the ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) for the past few years has been engaged in a study to determine how saltwater intrusion caused by sea level rise is impacting the peat that makes up much of the habitat in America's Everglades.  Peat soils consist of decomposed plant materials that accumulate very slowly over hundreds of years. Saltwater intrusion changes the characteristics of ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
On Monday, October 22, 2018 Pike Electric will begin a FP&L pole replacement project on SE Indian Street. This work will necessitate an eastbound lane closure between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on SE Indian Street, just east of US-1(SE Federal Highway).   The work is anticipated to be complete by October 26, 2018. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and expect minor delays.  The ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
WhatWelcome home celebration for Martin County Fire Rescue responders. This two member team was part of Ambulance Strike Team 502, along with crews from Osceola, Kissimmee, Apopka, St. Cloud, Ocoee, Sminole, Sanford and New Smyrna fire departments.WhenFriday, October 19 ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL 12:30 p.m.WhereMartin County Fire Rescue Fleet Services 951 SE Ruhnke Street, Stuart, FLPhoto/Video ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
Palm Beach Gardens, November 2018 – The Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council is partnering with residents to fight against hunger in the South East Florida Area during the annual Scouting for Food initiative. In 2017, 40 million Americans—including 6.5 million children— lived in households that were food insecure, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. This means these ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
 Today, Martin County welcomed home the first of two teams assisting with Hurricane Michael relief efforts. This two-member team is part of Ambulance Strike Team 502, which deployed on October 10 with crews from Osceola, Kissimmee, Apopka, St. Cloud, Ocoee, Seminole, Sanford and New Smyrna fire departments."We're proud to take part in providing lifesaving efforts to residents and visitors in the ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
Sealed Proposal packages shall be received by the Martin County School District (MCSD) Purchasing Department on the date, time, and location listed below, at which time all proposals shall be publicly announced. All sealed proposals must be received and time stamped in the Purchasing Office, either by mail or hand delivery, on or before the date and time referenced below. Proposals received after ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
Florida's long-awaited fall weather is almost here, and we know the perfect way to celebrate! Enjoy ALL that the 2018 Audi Stuart Air Show has to offer by joining us at Witham Field on November 2 - 4 and treat yourself to some incredible upgrade options like our craft beer garden located right on the show line, VIP seating to get up close to the action, our Bomber Squadron lunch with drinks, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
RuthPietruszewski, Tax Collector for Martin County, has earned a special designation for excellence in the field of financial operations.   The process involved for consideration of the Legacy Award is rigorous and includes a comprehensive review of the financial functions of the Tax Collector’s Office, to include a meticulous review, by a judging panel, of the Tax Collectors’ financial records, ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
On Thursday, October 25, 2018, South Fork High School will host its Homecoming Parade. The following roads will be closed to traffic between 5:00 and 8:00 pm:    SE Saturn Street from SE Dixie Highway to SE Hercules Avenue, SE Hercules Avenue from SE Saturn Street to SE Olympus Street, SE Olympus Street from SE Hercules Avenue to SE Venus Street, SE Venus Street from SE Olympus to SE Dixie ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
Fitch Ratings, a global leader in financial information services, recently announced a "AA" rating for Martin County's water and sewer revenue bonds. According to Fitch, "AA" ratings indicate high credit quality, representing a very strong capacity for payment of financial commitments along with expectations of very low default risk.Key rating drivers in affirming the "AA" rating include solid ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
As the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) continues its progress on Everglades restoration efforts, the District is also implementing adaptive management guidance as laid out by the Committee on Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress (CISRERP). This process ensures the District is incorporating all the latest science and data into the planning, construction ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and its partner agencies in the Restoration, Coordination and Verification (RECOVER) working group focused on Everglades restoration are engaged in a study determining what areas of America's Everglades could be most vulnerable to environmental harm from factors like sea level rise in the future. This vulnerability study is one of several ways ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Martin Artisans Guild will be hosting the third annual Martin County Open Studio Tour (art studio tour), January 19, 20 & 21, 2019. There will be thirty-three artists hosting their work in twenty-three studio locations during the weekend event, which runs from 10 am to 5 pm all three days. The art studio tour features local artists working in a wide range of mediums: painting, drawing, ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today, that the Business Recovery Center located in Sarasota, Florida will temporarily close on Saturday, Oct. 20 and will  resume its regular scheduled hours on Monday Oct. 22.   SBA’s Customer Service Representatives continue to operate at the temporary location to answer program questions, assist in applying for an SBA disaster loan and ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Roseann Gregory Cancer Foundation has donated $12,000 to Molly’s House, a healthcare hospitality house in Historic Downtown Stuart.  Molly's House was the dream project of Molly Sharkey, who was diagnosed with chronic myelocytic leukemia when she was twelve-years-old.  During the next six years Molly and her family traveled the country trying to find treatment for her rare type of leukemia, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Republican Executive Committee of Martin County invites all Republicans in the county to join us at our October meetingWhere: The Palm City Civic Center at 770 SW 34th St In Palm CityWhen: Oct. 18, 2018 Thurs evening at 6pmWho: Campaign managers to give updatesGuest Speaker:  Andrew Polluck, whose daughter was a Parkland victim                                  Get out the Vote!              ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
It’s the perfect time to advertise your business or events as our Season is in full swing during this time of year. The 2018-19 Season has new energy, new shows that has already generated new members. The Lyric will be packed with returning residents and visitors who will be filling seats and streets in our area. It’s the busiest time of year!   The Winter magazine will be distributed from ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
 The Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce has created the SMC Insurance Association LLC Association Health Plan, providing small employers (2-50) with the opportunity to be rated based upon large group rating rules and plan designs. The Stuart/Martin County Chamber is one of the first business organizations in the nation to offer its members access to an association health plan under revised ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Outdoor enthusiasts will have an opportunity next week to provide input and support for the South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) current recreation program at one of Southwest Florida's premier public lands.  The Water Resources Analysis Coalition's (WRAC) quarterly Recreational Issues Forum will focus on the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Management Area. The CREW ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Friends of the Martin County Library System, Inc. and the Martin County Library System are delighted to host the annual Season's Readings program with a goal of delivering 300 books to 3-to-5 year-olds enrolled in a Martin County program with the Early Learning Coalition. Beginning November 15, patrons are invited to visit their local library and select a paper ornament bearing a child's first ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
 On Saturday, October 20, 2018, the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a gourmet food truck expo. This event will result in the closure of SE Mars Street and SE Apollo Street between SE Old Post Office Alley and SE Dixie Highway Service Road between the hours of 3:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Motorist and pedestrians are encouraged to exercise caution and seek alternate routes.      The Martin ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
There are indications that Red Tide has reached Indian River County and we are working closely with the Indian River County Department of Health to assess conditions. There have been reports of sporadic dead fish and mild respiratory irritation. There are no Indian River County beach closures at this time. The Department of Health is collecting samples for both confirmation and the potential level ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The School District of Martin County, Florida 2845 S.E. Dixie Highway Stuart, FL. 34997 Request for Proposals DISTRICT PLUMBING SERVICES RFP# 5002-0-0-2019/NASealed Proposal packages from qualified firms or individuals to provide District Plumbing Services shall be received by the Martin County School District Purchasing Department on the date, time, and location listed below, at which time all ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
If you live in the Treasure Coast and surrounding areas and haven’t been to the Stuart Air Show yet, you have no idea what you’re missing and The Law Offices of Travis R. Walker, P.A. is joining in on the fun this year!  We are proud to be a sponsor of the Stuart Air Show for the first time this year and will be participating with a booth at the show, attendance at the Dirty Flight Suit Party, and ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
Local residents and parents Nicala Tyo and Andrea Asciutto-Houck have launched The Literacy Collaborative of South Florida, an organization to help parents give their children confidence and success in reading. Tyo and Asciutto-Houck are both experienced teachers of multiple grade levels, hold graduate degrees in reading, are published authors and worked as literacy coaches for the Martin ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
PORT ST LUCIE, FL, October 15, 2018—After ten successful years of business on the Treasure Coast, The Terrio Group is giving back to the community with a special initiative to show their appreciation for a decade’s worth of support. The Ten Weeks of Charity was launched on Thursday, October 11th, when the first $1,000 donation was collected by the Treasure County Food Bank, the first of a total of ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
North Palm Beach, Fl: Managing Director Donna M. Carbone announced that the Burt Reynolds Institute will honor veterans with a production of her play Shell of a ManNovember 15-16-17, 2018. Shell of a Man is based on the life of an actual Vietnam veteran and focuses on the effects of his 45-plus year battle with PTSD. Her goal is to personalize this much talked about but barely understood condition ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
 On October 16, the Florida Forest Service, in cooperation with Martin County's Ecosystem Restoration and Management Division, plans to conduct a prescribed burn at Hawks Hammock Preserve. The burn will impact approximately 50 acres of pine flatwoods and marsh habitat. Due to safety concerns it will be necessary to close the park during the burn and for several days after the burn. Hawks Hammock ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
This special section has been an overwhelming hit every year. Each of our 15 different markets will be served with one of seven separate editions. Editorial support will include this year's trends, the must have items, those hard to find gifts and where to shop for them. It will also include stories on local merchants with those unique gifts that will make this holiday season one to remember. Each ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
 West Palm Beach, FL (October 11, 2018)- JetBlue Airways offers new, year-round nonstop service to Providence, Rhode Island (PVD)  Palm Beach International Airport is pleased to announce new, nonstop daily service to Providence, Rhode Island (PVD) on JetBlue Airways, to commence February 14, 2019.   “The addition of Providence, Rhode Island to our daily, nonstop destinations is a terrific win ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
Tykes & Teens will host a free community event titled "Mapping the Middle-A Guide to All Things Tween" to be held at the IRSC Chastain Campus in Stuart on October 26th & 27th. The event features New York Times best-selling author Rosalind Wiseman, whose book "Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World" was the basis for ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
It takes more than a slingshot to fell this candidate Let’s take a moment to look at the candidates for the District 2 seat on the Martin County Commission, currently held by Ed Fielding, under indictment for violating public records laws and not seeking re-election. He will go to trial in criminal court in December. We find it interesting that our local daily paper used Fielding as the ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today approved another land purchase to help preserve the Shingle Creek Management Area in Orange and Osceola counties, which serves as the headwaters for America's Everglades. In the past year, the District has bought about 12.5 acres and is under contract to buy nearly 4 more acres in Shingle Creek from willing sellers. SFWMD ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
- The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has been working around the clock for months to lower water levels in the water conservation areas and create capacity for sending additional Lake Okeechobee water south, all in an effort to alleviate South Florida's high water emergency caused by record May rainfall and other recent storms.  As those efforts continue, SFWMD Chief Engineer ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTMartin County Supervisor of Elections, Vicki Davis, would like toremind Martin County voters that voting by mail is an option forevery registered voter upon request. Mail ballots for the upcomingGeneral Election to be held on November 6 are available by callingthe Elections Center at 772-288-5637, or by visiting the website atMartinVotes.com andfilling out a request form.The ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
South Florida Water Management District Governing Board Member and Martin County Resident Brandon Tucker writes the Sun Sentinel about Emergency Estuary Protection Wells. Like many Martin County residents he believes that these wells will provide immediate relief from Lake Okeechobee discharges. We cannot wait for projects that will take 20+ years - we need solutions now. Click Here to Read the ...read more
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Friday, October 12, 2018
– Like so many people across the great state of Florida, Chamber members in Martin County are eager to help with Hurricane Michael relief efforts. The Martin County Council of Chambers in partnership with Venture Construction Company and Armellini Express Lines are coordinating a massive donation drive across Martin County and in Tequesta. The Chambers of Commerce will collect non-perishable food ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with our fellow Floridians along the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend as Hurricane Michael makes landfall. Yet even as Florida faces this environmental disaster, in Washington today – thanks largely to you – the U.S. Senate put us on the road to solving another environmental issue in South Florida. This all started two years ago with a 12-day, 22-city bus tour that ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Ode to Chili, Beer and Veterans...  The Tequesta Firefighters, in conjunction with the Tequesta Brewing Company, are holding their 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off on November 10, 2018 at Paradise Park in Tequesta from 2:00 to 6:00PM.   There will be 20 plus Fire/Police/EMS and military departments competing against each other for the best chili. There will also be live music, pipers, dancers, and lots ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
All Saints’ Episcopal Church announces it will hold its 3rd Annual Holly Fair on the weekend prior to Thanksgiving: November 17-18, 2018. Open to the public, this annual holiday market includes a large silent auction featuring valuable gift certificates from area restaurants, stores and other businesses; gift baskets; artwork; jewelry; Depression glass; fishing tackle, home goods and many other ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Senator Joe Negron has represented the Florida Senate District 25, which includes all of Martin and St. Lucie Counties, and a portion of Palm Beach County since 2009 and prior to that, served the Florida House of Representatives in 2000-2006. On November 22, 2016, Senator Negron was unanimously elected to serve a two-year term as President of the Florida Senate.  President Negron is a native ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today approved a cooperative agreement with Lee County to take over maintenance of key natural waterways throughout the county.  "Lee County asked for help to shore up its flood protection system, and this Board answered the call," said Governing Board Member Jamie Weisinger. "This District has the know-how, manpower and ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
First, we hope this email finds you safe following Hurricane Michael. Our thoughts are with each and every one of our Partners in Northwest Florida. Please know, VISIT FLORIDA is here for the industry and will do everything in our power to make sure our Partners, in both the public and private sectors, have the resources they need to recover. Now that the hurricane has passed, we have fully ...read more
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Red, Yellow, Orange, Green. These aren’t just colors of the rainbow, at the Environmental Studies Center they’re colors of doors leading into educational classrooms. Each classroom hosts a theme: the Orange Door Room has a beautiful sea turtle exhibit, the Green Door has a manatee theme, the Yellow Door has paintings of phytoplankton adorning the walls and powerful microscope hooked up to a TV so ...read more
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
If your business processes, stores, or houses credit, debit, or gift card data, then it likely must comply with the Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), which contains 12 requirements. They are listed here.  Often businesses incorrectly assume the PCI-DSS only pertains to the processing of payment cards via a computer but this is not the case. It is applicable in all types of ...read more
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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Martin County Library System is pleased to announce the firstin a series of new and improved quiet reading areas that will eventually be implemented at all library locations. A welcome reception is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 30 at 4:30 p.m. at the Peter & Julie Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Avenue in Palm City. Light refreshments will be served courtesy of the Friends of the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) Governing Board will hold its Project and Lands Committee meeting on Wednesday. The committee last met in May.  "The discussion that will take place during this workshop is an invaluable part of the public process to effectively manage many of South Florida's water investments," said SFWMD Governing Board Vice Chair and Projects and Lands ...read more
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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Calendar:     Oct 11 ~ Career Fair at IRSC from 3-6pm.  Oct 13 ~ USCG Aux - Flotilla 59 - Intro to Marine Navigation Course. For more info, call 772.288.0509  Oct 13 - 14 ~ St Lucie River Power Squadron presents ABC3 America's Boating Course from 9am - 4pm daily. Cost is $50. For more info, call Paul Vallier at 772.678-2468.  Oct 26 ~ BDBMC Annual Business Appreciation Luncheon from 11:30am - ...read more
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Monday, October 08, 2018
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) opened a Business Recovery Center in Martin County on September 7, offering assistance to local businesses and organizations impacted by toxic algal blooms. The center is located at Martin County Fire Rescue Headquarters, 800 SE Monterey Road in Stuart, and will close its doors at the end of the day on Wednesday, October 10. Until that time, SBA ...read more
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Monday, October 08, 2018
Water samples taken at Hobe Sound Beach, Bathtub Beach and Jensen Beach confirmed the presence of red tide in the very low and low ranges.What this means for Martin CountyPossible effects in the very low (1,000 - 10,000 cells per liter) and low (10,000-100,000 cells per liter) ranges include respiratory irritation and fish kills. Beaches are guarded, however conditions may change. Residents and ...read more
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Monday, October 08, 2018
The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today, that the Business Recovery Centers in Florida will close on Monday, Oct. 8 in observance of Columbus Day and reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at their regular schedule hours, except as noted. The Pasco County Business Recovery Center in New Port Richey, will permanently close on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. and the Martin County Business ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Greetings from the Schooner Lily Crew!  As we begin our ninth season, we are excited to see what these next months bring. We have updated our seating on the Lily and will be mostly sailing from the newly completed Shepard's Park. Our first sail of the season is the Sky Show Party, which continues after dark as we view the stunts and fireworks of the Witham Air Show (this sail departs from ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
- A little over two years since the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board approved a bold plan to help restore Florida Bay, the initiative has delivered a total of more than 68,000 acre-feet of additional clean fresh water into Florida Bay.  Looking to further help Florida Bay, SFWMD has recently completed installation of two additional pumps expected to increase the ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
So much to be grateful for. And so much to so easily take for granted.  These thoughts ran through my mind during the great day my staff and I spent this summer helping build a home for a family in Indiantown with Habitat for Humanity of Martin County.  Fifteen employees of Lucido & Associates — from front-desk personnel to designers — enjoyed working outdoors and away from the office. We ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
On Monday, October 8, 2018, the Martin County Public Works Department will begin drainage and roadway restoration work within the neighborhood of Vista Salerno. The work includes the removal and replacement of existing drainage pipe and associated drainage structures, regrading of some roadside swales to improve drainage flow, replacement of driveways affected by pipe replacement, replacement of ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Palm Beach International Airport is pleased to announce several new and increased routes to complement our 200+ daily flights to 26 domestic and international destinations.  Fall/Winter flight schedule attached.*Note that an updated seasonal schedule may be released in the coming months, should our airline partners publish revisions.   United Airlines and American Airlines now offer daily ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
- Hunters participating in the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board's ongoing Python Elimination Program have achieved another important milestone for this highly successful initiative by eliminating enough snakes to stretch more than two miles in length and weigh more than 10 tons. An average of about three pythons have been eliminated per day from SFWMD lands since the ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
 2018 marks the 15th consecutive, annual observation of October as Cyber Security Month, as sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security.     The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security.    Did You Know:1.  Last year, employee errors were at the heart of 17% of breaches (including: failing to shred confidential information, sending an email to the ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
As a Glades family sugarcane farmer and county commissioner, I was angry and disappointed about the Sept. 6 OrlandoSentinel.com guest column “Dead fish on Florida shores: Turn outrage into action” by Bullsugar.org representative Chris Maroney. He falsely accuses sugarcane farmers of causing the water mess playing out on the east and west coasts of Florida.This is not a crisis caused by farmers ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
As Red Tide continues to impact Florida beaches, U.S. Sugar has been running a series of newspaper ads to explain the system that feeds water into Lake Okeechobee. Recently, a reportciting the South Florida Water Management District explained that nearly all of the water flowing into Lake Okeechobee comes from north of the lake.“In the past five years, an annual average of 96 percent of the water ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
 On October 4, the Florida Forest Service, in cooperation with Martin County's Ecosystem Restoration and Management Division, plans to conduct a prescribed burn at Hawks Hammock Preserve. The burn will impact approximately 50 acres of pine flatwoods and marsh habitat. Due to safety concerns it will be necessary to close the park during the burn and for several days after the burn. Hawks Hammock ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) on October 3. This includes the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a ...read more
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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
On September 18, Brightline announced its expansion to the West Coast with the acquisition of XpressWest, a high-speed rail project with rights to develop a federally approved corridor connecting Southern California and Las Vegas. The project will be the second privately funded express intercity passenger rail in the U.S., connecting more than 22 million people living in the region and one of the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Preliminary results indicate the presence of the red tide organism in the coastal waters of Palm Beach County. Martin County is awaiting additional tests and results. Martin County beaches will be guarded beginning Tuesday, October 2, however, conditions may change. Residents and visitors are encouraged to call the beach hotline at 772- 320-3112 for current conditions before going to local ...read more
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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
 On Saturday, October 6, 2018, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Annual New Monrovia Bahamian Festival will take place, which will result in the closure of the following roads:SE 45th, 46th and 47th Streets from SE Murray St to SE Geraldine St;SE 48th Ave and SE Front St from SE Geraldine St to SE Field St;SE Geraldine St and SE Field St from SE 45th Ave to SE Front Ave;SE Murray ...read more
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Monday, October 01, 2018
   On Thursday, October 4, 2018, Jensen Beach High School will be hosting their Homecoming Parade, which will result in the following road closures: NE Indian River Drive to NE Jensen Beach Boulevard to NE Pineapple Avenue to NE Church Street between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and to expect minor delays through this area.   The Martin County ...read more
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Monday, October 01, 2018
 STUART, Fla (September 27th, 2018)- The Stuart Air Show is right around the corner and we are delighted to be able to add yet another piece of history to our already rich line up of static aircraft displays and performers: The Movie Memphis Belle. This B-17 is one of 47 left in the world and only a dozen or so are still flying.    When you hear the mighty Wright engines come to life you will ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Martin County has issued an advisory for Hobe Sound Beach and Bathtub Beach. Beach goers are reporting respiratory issues consistent with Red Tide, which may be present. The beaches are open to swimming, however residents with respiratory issues are advised to avoid Hobe Sound and Bathtub Beaches at this time.  Residents and visitors may call the beach hotline at 772-320-3112 which is updated ...read more
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Monday, October 01, 2018
All Martin County beaches are unguarded due to an unknown, airborne irritant. Lifeguard stands are flying double red flags due to heavy surf and the high risk of rip currents. Patrons are advised to swim at their own risk, and residents and visitors with respiratory issues should avoid the beaches. The beaches will remain unguarded. We will continue to monitor conditions and reassess in 24 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly took an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live by declaring that the first Monday in October would be World Habitat Day.  Every year Habitat for Humanity joins our partners around the world to rededicate ourselves to recognizing the basic right of everyone to adequate shelter. Habitat for ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Culver’s of Stuart, FL has advanced to the regional finals in the nationwide Culver’s Crew Challenge contest where Culver’s restaurants compete in the areas of quality, service, cleanliness, hospitality, community outreach, and team member training and development. Culver’s of Stuart, FLis one of 320 restaurants out of 640 to advance. "We’re thrilled to have advanced to the next level of the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Treasure Coast Food Bank invites you to the kickoff of an exciting community event expected to draw hundreds of volunteers to give back to their community!   At 12 noon on Friday, October 26th, Treasure Coast Food Bank kicks off its 4th annual "Pack the House" event presented by Wells Fargo. This 24-hour event will see volunteers from across the Treasure Coast come together to sort and pack more ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
- The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has been working around the clock for months to lower water levels in the water conservation areas and create capacity for sending additional Lake Okeechobee water south, all in an effort to alleviate South Florida's high water emergency caused by record May rainfall and other recent storms.  As those efforts continue, SFWMD Chief Engineer ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 27, 2018
We are having a fundraiser on October 3 & 4. (10/3-10/4/18) as we partner with Martin County High School Athletics Program.  It’s for a Free Regular Sub with a $3 donation going directly to the high school at 100%.   Will you please post it for us on the chamber website, and share it with everyone?  I am attaching the pdf. Thank you so much!
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 27, 2018
On Tuesday, September 25, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved the Fiscal Year 2019 budget, totaling $435 million. Health, safety and services improving the quality of life and welfare of the public continue to be a priority for the board. The budget also fully funds requests from constitutional officers including the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, Property ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 27, 2018
The 10th Annual Michael Shields Memorial Inshore Open will be held on September 28-29, 2018 at the River Palm Cottages & Fish Camp in Jensen Beach.   Open to both children and adults, it is the largest inshore fishing tournament along the Treasure Coast. It follows a catch and release format, with separate categories for snook, tarpon, trout, and redfish. A Captain's Party and family BBQ are also ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The certified public accounting firm of Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. (CDL) is pleased to announce that Richard Gray has joined the Firm as a Director of Business Valuation and Litigation Support.  Gray has more than 27 years as a CPA and has the certifications of ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation), CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) and ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser).  ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board tonight approved the District's $813.9 million budget for the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year that begins Oct. 1.  "This budget invests millions in flood control to protect 8.1 million South Florida residents through maintenance and improvements to our flood control system. Additionally, it provides a significant investment to restore ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Contact: Donna Gordon, Administration, 772.221.1352 or dgordon@martin.fl.us Notice is hereby given of the following meetings to be held at the Martin County Administrative Center, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, Florida and other locations as indicated for October 2018. Matters affecting your personal and property rights may be heard and acted upon. All interested persons are invited to attend and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The head of a research lab battling the red tide plaguing Florida waterways blasted the politicization of the issue, which has become a dominant theme in Florida’s 2018 midterm elections.“Last time I checked, Rick Scott was not governor when the Spanish documented red tide and massive fish kills,” Michael P. Crosby, president and CEO of Sarasota’s Mote Marine Laboratory, said Monday at a press ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The City of Stuart, the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast and Students4H20 are joining forces to combine two of their signature events — WaterFest and Mutt March — into one free event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on March 23, 2019 at Memorial Park. Students4H20 has been a part of WaterFest in the past and also will be a part of this new collaboration.   “Water is everything for both pets and people,” ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
The U.S. Small Business Administration has added more counties to the disaster declaration in Florida for small businesses affected by the red tide algal bloom beginning Nov. 1, 2017.   SBA Administrator Linda McMahon added more counties in response to a letter from Gov. Rick Scott on Sept. 18, requesting Pinellas County be added to the disaster declaration by the SBA.  The declaration covers ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, September 24, 2018
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Tourist Development Council. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, October 19, 2018. For an Application, please call Martin County ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, September 24, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board last week voted to increase the minimum flow and level (MFL) established by rule for the Caloosahatchee River to further protect the estuary during dry periods. The updated MFL rule increases the minimum water flow required to prevent harm to the estuary in SFWMD's water management rules. The flow called for ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
A Martin County businessman is heading to North Carolina next week to bring much-needed supplies to aid hurricane victims. “I just wanted to send something from Florida with love,” says Casey Cass, who owns Casco Tools of Stuart. “This is becoming a community effort, and I am proud of the response.” He posted a notice on his Facebook page the day that Florence slammed into the Carolina ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, September 24, 2018
The Martin County School District, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education, is recognizing Wednesday, September 26 as "Dads Take Your Child to School Day."  Schools throughout Martin County encourage fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, family friends and other male role models to participate in the event, which was designed to help strengthen the connection ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Monday, September 24, 2018
Nerissa Okiye, Martin County's Tourism and Marketing Manager, has been appointed to the board of directors of VISIT FLORIDA, the state's tourism agency. Okiye is the Manager of the Martin County Office of Tourism and Marketing where she is responsible for the development and implementation of Martin County's marketing, publicity and promotions campaigns. She fills a destination marketing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, September 24, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, FL. – Straticon Construction announced today that well-regarded marina industry veteran, Dan Moore, has joined the firm as President of the Marine construction division. In this role, Moore will work closely with Straticon’s commercial upland management to provide leadership and oversight on all marina and marine related construction assignments."Dan is a veteran professional with ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, September 24, 2018
The CPA firm of Caler Donten Levine Cohen Porter & Veil, P.A. (CDL) is pleased to announce that Dustin Provenzano received his CPA license.            Provenzano, a Senior Tax Accountant, is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University where he received a Master’s degree in Accounting.  He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Central ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
   The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill positions on theConstruction Industry Licensing Board. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, October 19, 2018. For an Application, please call ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, June 07, 2018
The Lyric Theatre is proud to presentThe Cult Classic Film Series!  ​*Tickets are available online or by visiting The Lyric Theatre Box Office; seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.*Tickets are $10 per film or you can buy tickets for all 7 films for $50.*Summer Box Office Hours are Monday thru Saturday 10am - 3pm and Two Hours Prior to Show Times.  ***The Big LeboskiFriday, August 17 at ...read more
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